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(Meeting No. 23 )

Thursday, February 26, 1998

The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-food met at 9:09 a.m., this day, in Room 536, Wellington Building, Joe McGuire, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Murray Calder, Denis Coderre, John Harvard, Jake Hoeppner, Larry McCormick, Joe McGuire, Dick Proctor, Paul Steckle and Rose-Marie Ur.


In attendance: From the Parliamentary Research Branch: Sonya Dakers, Research Coordinator.


Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to review the Programs, Policies and Strategy on Agri-Food Research and Technology Transfer of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Research Council for the years 1997 to 2002.


Witnesses: From the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Research Council: R.J. Dick Huggard, Chairperson; Norris Hoag, Director and Chair, Standing Committee on Strategic Planning and Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture; Linda M. Poste-Flynn, Executive Director.


Dick Huggard and Norris Hoag made opening statements and answered questions.


At 10:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.





Clerk of the Committee